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Quantity Surveyor - Fit Out & Retail

Job Description

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Due to significant growth a leading Fit Out Contractor has retained the services of Building Careers to source a Quantity Surveyor to enhance their Commercial team.

The company are an award-winning UK construction and fit-out contractor, who have built their enviable reputation on the back of their holistic approach to projects, seeing each building as a single entity rather than an assembly of packages.

Their meticulous, self-imposed dedication to high quality finished works is reflected in their belief that great teams create great buildings. With a number of bid successes on commercial projects, they require a Quantity Surveyor to add strong commercial acumen to their existing Fit-Out Team however you will be mainly based on site within the Huddersfield area.

Your new role Reporting directly to the Commercial Director you will ensure all surveying functions are efficiently carried out on allocated fit-out projects and that all available profit is extracted.

You will be responsible for all commercial aspects including subcontractors, administration, cash flow, risk management, cost control and change management.

Expected to establish and maintain good relations with Clients, Design Teams and stakeholders, you will ensure that opportunities for future work are followed through.



What you'll need to succeed

You will be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, and will have at least 4 years of experience with a build or fit-out contractor. The successful candidate will have direct experience of successfully managing and co-ordinating work packages for projects and a proven track record of negotiating contracts within multi-disciplined sub-contractors.

Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be required to work as part of a team alongside Senior Management, the Estimating and Buying department and the Contracts Manager.

Additionally, you must be able to demonstrate the ability to build and manage client expectations.



What you'll get in return

This main contractor puts specific emphasis on prioritising employee development, and as such can offer great opportunities for career progression. This is a permanent position that will come with a competitive package including a pension, healthcare, car allowance and generous holidays.

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